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Alan Brown, right, and Andrea Becksvoort clearn brush during a cleanup of the North Shore's historic Beck Knob Cemetery on Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Volunteers worked through the morning to clear growth from the century-old cemetery for African Americans, which was established by landowner Joshua Beck in the late 1800s and was active into the 1940s. The cemetery was rediscovered in 2015 by contractors constructing homes on Dartmouth Street for developer Green Tech Homes.

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Photos: Beck Knob Cemetery Cleanup

Volunteers worked through the morning to clear growth from the North Shore's historic Beck Knob Cemetery on Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Chattanooga, Tenn.

The century-old cemetery for African Americans was established by landowner Joshua Beck in the late 1800s and was active into the 1940s.

The cemetery was rediscovered in 2015 by contractors constructing homes on Dartmouth Street for developer Green Tech Homes.

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